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City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Joburg by-law promotes greening

City of Johannesburg residents who want to add alterations to their existing houses or build new structures will have to add "green’ features for their plans to be approved by City authorities.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Conserving a vanishing way of life on safari

With a focus on green initiatives and sustainability, Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park takes its role seriously. It pays homage to the story of the famous hound and its master, whose love of the bushveld is the stuff of legends. But it also has a very modern sensibility to keep the environment as pristine and wild as possible.

Linzi Lewis: eco-warrior for environmental awareness

Linzi LewisLinzi Lewis wears many hats; she describes herself as an urban geographer and ethno-botanist. Fiercely protective of her Mother Earth, she says she is constantly mindful of her relationship between herself and the planet.

Africa’s first off-grid bank

The sleepy Cape Flats suburb of Lansdowne now boasts an African first – a bank branch entirely off the power grid. The new-look Nedbank branch has taught the bank a great deal about greening and sustainability.

Township property market hots up

Greening Soweto, a tree at a time

Since the launch of Greening Soweto - a project aimed at beautifying South Africa's largest township - in September 2006, over 50 000 indigenous trees have been planted along its streets, leading to Johannesburg's "biggest greening revolution" yet.

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